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Aw, Shucks!

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.16.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Romantic Comic Artist Cynics Everywhere Will Appreciate

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.08.2015 | Books

Romance novelist Pamela Green -- pen name Leonie Hart -- has lost her edge. Or so says her agent, who insists that Pamela's brand, and therefore her f...

Striking Graphic Novel Tells The Story Of Brazilian Slavery

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts

Not all slave rebellions made it into the history books. This is one of the main messages communicated by artist Marcelo d’Salete in his histo...

The Baby Sitter

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Neil Gaiman on Terry Pratchett: 'He Did Something Huge and Noble'

Laura Paull | Posted 03.15.2015 | Books
Laura Paull

Pratchett was already established as a fantasy writer; with The Carpet People and the first volumes of his Discworld series, he was on his way to becoming Britain's best selling author of the 1990s. "It was like Michelangelo phoning and asking if you want to paint a ceiling together," Gaiman says.

Peas and...

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.24.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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iPad-able?

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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If Batman Were Real, Who Would Be His Secret Identity in the Real World?

Quora | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Well, if you're really wanting to stick to the true mythos of Batman, you need the following...

John Lewis: A True Superhero

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 04.06.2015 | Books
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

His civilian name is John Lewis, by day a mild-mannered congressman from Georgia, but in his role as a civil rights leader extraordinaire he is one of America's most courageous heroes. He has just released the second of a planned trilogy of graphic novels titled March.

Grand Illusions

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The New Years Challenge I Know I Will Accomplish

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Books
Helene Cohen Bludman

The premise is that in 2015 you will read 50 books of various types. Books that you may have planned on reading anyway, and others way off your radar. A book written by an author who has your initials. A book written in the year you were born. A book with a one-word title. And so on.

Low Riders in Outer Space: Cathy Camper on Graphic Novels, Robert Rodriguez, & Diversity

David Henry Sterry | Posted 12.28.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

The Book Doctors first met Cathy Camper at a Pitchapalooza (think American Idol for Books) at one of our favorite book stores, Powell's in Portland, Oregon. As soon as she pitched us her graphic novel, Low Riders in Outer Space," we knew this was a great book waiting to happen.

The Secret Adventures of Houdini... and Todd Hunt

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

As a one-time stage actor, and lifelong writer, Todd Hunt graduated from Fordham University determined to tell stories similar to those of his heroes.

Alison Bechdel: Art Spiegelman 'Changed The Medium' Of Graphic Novels

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts

Alison Bechdel's graphic novel "Fun Home" earned praise from critics for the way it conveyed the moving narrative of growing up with a closeted father...

'Sin City' Co-Director Remembers Brittany Murphy

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment

Nearly a full decade after the release of "Sin City," the film's sequel, "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For," arrives in theaters on Friday. And no one is ...

Marvel vs. DC Comic Characters: How Different Are They?

Quora | Posted 10.19.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

Regarding characters, in the DC universe a superpower was never seen as anything but a gift. Superman was an escapist fantasy for boys about attaining ultimate power.

These Stereotypes About OkCupid Are Totally True

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.15.2014 | Books

Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel, a new graphic novel that humorously catalogs the tribulations of post-divorce dating, has been lauded as "Girls" for grown...

Comic Con 2014: Amended Schedule

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

12:30pm - MEETUP: The People Who Hated the Last Episode of Lost Meet the People Who Are Still Upset Over Ben Affleck as Batman, and Hug

Brace Yourself For 'Fight Club 2'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.23.2014 | Books

Brace yourself. In under a year Fight Club 2 is slated to hit bookstore shelves around the country. On Tuesday, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk...

The Walking Dead: An Emmy-worthy Drama

Darryl Woodard | Posted 04.29.2014 | TV
Darryl Woodard

Mad Men currently is a winner of 15 Emmy Awards, with three for writing. Breaking Bad is a winner of 10 Emmy Awards with six for acting. Both are praiseworthy, but The Walking Dead is equal parts high-caliber acting and high-caliber writing.

Max Brooks Goes To Hell In "Shadow Walk" Comic Book

Aaron Sagers | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

"Shadow Walk" follows a team of soldiers, a priest and a scientist into a mysterious portal where the characters must confront their fears -- and establish whether they've stumbled onto a gateway to hell.

JFK and the Unspeakable as a 'Comic' Book -- A Good Thing?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Jerry Ashton

One man in particular feels that what has been missing to this point has been a rendering of a major book in graphic novel. That person is Seth Reuben Jacobson, co-author along with the illustrator, Oliver Hine.

It Wasn't Escapism. I Was Rescued.

Dean Trippe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Dean Trippe

I was in the darkness. The story of Batman helped me realize I could wrap it around my arms like a security blanket. Or a cape. The yellow symbol on my chest was my light defended by a black creature more powerful than anything crime could throw at me.

Dan Clowes On The Importance Of Mistakes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.17.2013 | Arts

There was a time when comic book pages were occupied by superheroes and masked avengers, but now many are filled by the trials and tribulations of mis...

How Comics Helped My Kid Love Reading

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.08.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Without graphic novels, I'm sure my son would still be reading, but I'm not sure he'd be enjoying the process quite as much.